Welcome to the Department of Economics

Economics at Northeastern focuses on the application of economics to real-world problems of policy and business.

Our undergraduate program features co-op work experience integrated with classroom studies and undergraduate research opportunities. Our Master’s program provides students with the analytical skills and experience necessary for a wide range of jobs and career advancement. Our PhD degree in applied economics readies students to lead research in government, consulting, and legal support as well as prepares them to teach economics.

Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
301 Lake Hall
Boston, MA 02115-5000
phone: 617.373.2882
fax: 617.373.3640
email: econ@neu.edu


Department of Economics News

New US guidelines’ impact on Iran’s economy, investment risks

Professor Kamran Dadkhah believes the new guidelines released by the US Treasury for dealings with Iran bodes well for the Iranian economy. Trend News Agency October 13…
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The state’s tax revenue in September was better than expected

Associate Professor Alan Clayton-Matthews is quoted in The Boston Globe on the decline of state tax revenue in Massachusetts for September…
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Making Antitrust Work for the 21st Century

Professor John Kwoka was part of a panel discussion organized by the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, on Making Antitrust Work for the 21st Century on Thursday, October 6th at the Dirksen Senate Office Building…
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It’s time for vocational schools to get some respect

Professor Barry Bluestone’s research on the need for vocational training in Massachusetts is highlighted in this September 28 Boston Globe article…
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Geography, Search Frictions and Trade Costs

Economics Seminar

Myrto Kalouptsidi, Harvard University
316 Lake Hall ..
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Visions of the World and the U.S. Role in It

The Choice: Election 2016
The Myra Kraft Open Classroom Series

20 West Village F, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m…
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Economics Seminar

Esther Duflo, MIT
316 Lake Hall ..
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Teaching Economics to 6th Graders

Implications for The Communication of Monetary Policy

Emily Weiss SSH'16 writes on the importance of clarity in conveying Economic policy.

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Meet the New Faculty

The Department of Economics is pleased to welcome the new faculty for 2016-2017.

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